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WSIU Almanac 10.18.23

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale, the Oakland Nature Preserve Monthly Volunteer Workday is
October 21st from 9 to noon. Help prepare for the annual Pumpkin Glow fundraiser. The largely popular nighttime jack-o-lantern hike takes a lot of work any help would be appreciated. Snacks and water will be provided. Long sleeves, pants and sturdy closed-toe shoes are recommended for working within the woodland. Volunteer workdays are family-friendly and open to everyone, no special skills are necessary. RSVPs are appreciated. Please see today’s almanac for contact information. Call 618 201-3774 or email director@greenearthinc.org for more information.

In Marion, area high schoolers have the opportunity to connect with local professionals, employers, and companies at the 2023 Career Fair at The Pavilion on October 25th from 9am to 2pm. Area employers who are currently hiring are also invited to take part in the event. Contact the Regional Office of Education #21 for more information.


The SIU Foundation and SIH are co-hosting a free community educational seminar to learn about the importance of estate planning and opportunities to incorporate charitable giving into your estate plans. Hear from local professional resources that can help you leave a local lasting legacy. Hear more Wednesday, October 25th from 11:30 to 1:30pm at The Center for Innovation in Carbondale. Registration closes very soon. Learn more at siuf.org/harvest

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Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.
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WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.